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Post-Radiotherapy Docetaxel for Intermediate-, High-Risk Prostate Cancer Is Not Beneficial

Post-Radiotherapy Docetaxel for Intermediate-, High-Risk Prostate Cancer Is Not Beneficial

In a phase 3 clinical trial, adjuvant docetaxel without prednisone failed to improve biochemical disease-free survival following radiotherapy (RT) plus androgen deprivation therapy for intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer (PCa), according to data presented at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, on Monday, June 4.1 The trial (ClinicalTrials.gov […]

NASA Gets its ICON Satellite Ready for Launch

NASA Gets its ICON Satellite Ready for Launch

With a growing reliance on the global positioning system (GPS), satellites and other space-based technologies for use in everyday life on Earth, the importance of understanding the region of space where these technologies operate has also grown. Changes in space weather, such as charged-particle storms in the ionosphere, can distort satellite or GPS signals, affecting […]

At the Washington County Agricultural Education Center, cancer survivors celebrate life

At the Washington County Agricultural Education Center, cancer survivors celebrate life

When Mike Hennesy and Jean Wolfe spotted each other Sunday at the Celebration of Life, they immediately hugged. “He would check us in when we were coming in the door” at the John R. Marsh Cancer Center, said Wolfe, a two-year breast-cancer survivor. The staff at the center, by Meritus Medical Center, feels like family, […]

NASA's 'Exoplanet Travel Bureau' Allows People To 'Visit' Exoplanets Through Virtual Reality

NASA's 'Exoplanet Travel Bureau' Allows People To 'Visit' Exoplanets Through Virtual Reality

All in all, there are six exoplanets available on NASA’s website for the project, which can be viewed on desktop, mobile, and VR headsets. NASA’s Exoplanet Travel Bureau is now open, and while it won’t actually take you on a trip far beyond our solar system, as the name might suggest, it could possibly be […]

Night Time Snacking Linked With Poor Sleep, Obesity

Night Time Snacking Linked With Poor Sleep, Obesity

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Artificial nerve system may give prosthetics, robots sense of touch

Artificial nerve system may give prosthetics, robots sense of touch

Scientists have developed an artificial sensory nerve system that could lend a sense of touch in prosthetic limbs and give future robots reflex capability. The researchers are on a quest to mimic how skin can stretch, repair itself and act like a smart sensory network that knows not only how to transmit pleasant sensations to the […]

Organ-donor advocate dies waiting for kidney

Organ-donor advocate dies waiting for kidney

by Associated Press June 2 at 11:12 AM WILIMNGTON, Del. — A Delaware man who for years advocated for increased organ donations has died while lingering on the list for a kidney transplant. Fifty-six-year-old Bill Murray of Wilmington had spent the last five years receiving dialysis for chronic kidney disease. During those years, he advocated […]

Perot Museum Of Nature And Science Celebrates Dinosaurs This Summer

Perot Museum Of Nature And Science Celebrates Dinosaurs This Summer

Ultimate Dinosaur exhibition See The Ultimate Dinosaurs At Perot Museum This Summer Perot Museum of Nature and Science celebrates the “summer of the dinosaur,” as their highly anticipated Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibition makes its Texas debut. The museum offers discounts and extended hours to all new dinosaur-themed exhibits, programs, events, films, camps and activities this summer. […]

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak kills 4 more people

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak kills 4 more people

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Four more people have died of E. coli infections spread by romaine lettuce and 25 more illnesses have been reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The outbreak is over and romaine lettuce is no […]

Top stories: simulating galaxies, Great Barrier die-offs, and combating sexual harassment

Top stories: simulating galaxies, Great Barrier die-offs, and combating sexual harassment

(Left to right): TNG COLLABORATION; FRANS LANTING/MINT IMAGES/SCIENCE SOURCE; STEPHEN VOSS By Katie LanginJun. 1, 2018 , 3:20 PM Galaxy simulations are at last matching reality—and producing surprising insights into cosmic evolution For decades, scientists have tried to simulate how the trillions of galaxies in the observable universe arose from clouds of gas after the […]